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Technical Sales Engineer

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Reference #: 11172017

Job Information:

ESP International is an employee-owned global and domestic manufacturer and supply chain specialist for seals, and rubber products. Expertise, Service, and Passion are at the core of everything ESP International does. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees are given the ability to engage in what they do at a high level.  This is something that most employees do not get the opportunity to experience.

We are recruiting for our next Superhero to join our elite sales team!  Candidate must be ready and willing to solve our customer’s problems no matter what kind of sealing device they are in need of. (piston ring, rod seal…you get the point) Of course, on a daily basis you’ll need an alter ego, which will be Technical Sales Engineer. Our Technical Sales Engineer will maximize the relationship with ESP’s customer base through active sales and application support.

Super Powers
  • Responds to Requests for Quote (RFQ) and successfully manages quoting process to achieve sales goals. This includes preparing and analyzing small opportunities and catalog quotes.
  • Expert in multiple ESP product lines and has a deep knowledge of ESP Suppliers/Sources; can apply that knowledge in application based scenarios to assist customers.
  • Partners with the Sales Manager in communicating ESP’s differentiators and value proposition to customers.
  • Proactively contacts prospects, obtained through internet leads or phone, to promote ESP capability and product. This proactive calling will be in the form of a new customer welcome or the result of a proactive marketing campaign.
  • Works closely with the Sales Manager and Procurement team to maintain appropriate inventory levels and avoid obsolete/dead inventory by monitoring non-stock inventory and expected customer activity levels
  • Provides World Class Service to OEM Customers, meeting their daily business needs and achieving on-time-delivery goals.
  • Responds promptly to general inquiries into open orders, delivery schedules, and shipping information when needed.

Special Weapons
  • College degree, Engineering degree preferred but not required
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills, both oral and written
  • Mechanically inclined to help with application support

Although our employees are passionate about being employee-owners, it’s not our only benefit!  ESP offers a friendly, rewarding work environment and a comprehensive benefits package.  If you are interested in joining our team, please apply online at and click on the “Careers” link.

Posted 11/17/17

Job ID: 30211673